Classic car found days after being stolen in Biltmore area; theft filmed by a surveillance camera
PHOENIX – With the upcoming Barrett-Jackson car auction, classic cars might be on a lot of people’s minds, but a Phoenix man’s antique vehicle has been getting a little too much attention lately, with someone one that boosted a Phoenix man’s classic Camaro, and the incident was made up for. on camera.
The stolen car was a red 1968 Chevrolet Camaro. It’s a classic car that can turn heads, and it was stolen from the garage of the owner’s apartment near 3rd Street and Roosevelt in Phoenix.
The owner provided us with a video and photos of the person he claims stole the car. The owner did not want to be identified because he did not want this to happen again.
In the photos and video, a large yellow backpack can be seen being carried. It turns out that a man with a big yellow backpack had just spoken to Oli Kalolo’s construction crew near the apartment, just before the theft was reported.
“He said he was looking for a job, then I told him to go back to the store. I gave him the store’s address, told him to apply,” Kalolo said. “He said it was near a prison – I don’t think there is a prison nearby – and he said he had just been released from prison.”
After being away for six days, the car was spotted in a parking lot near the Biltmore area, with multiple citations on it. Now the car is in the workshop, assessing any potential damage.
sergeant. Vincent Cole of the Phoenix Police Department says if anyone finds themselves in a similar situation, they should know important information about their vehicle.
“If there’s a theft, you can report it immediately to the police, and we can get that information as quickly as possible,” said Sgt. COLLAR.
The owner of the vehicle said it looks like someone stuck something in the ignition to get the classic car started, which is a little easier to do on older vehicles. The person suspected of stealing the car was not with the vehicle when it was found.
Anyone with information about the case should call the Phoenix police.
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